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. the obama administration not celebrated here either. the obama administration is not calling for his return and says for now it will continue to give money to the new egyptian government and military. even though in the case of a coup, the money has to stop. making it seem likely that both sides will be angry. matter to u.s.y officials. but said nothing of the goal should be to be popular. the u.s. is not popular in egypt. the policy should be to represent american values and interests. what the president is trying to do is to buy as -- to devise a policy that does those things. >> with the u.s. believes are its interests, stability. theing oil flowing through suez canal. the washington goal now to do anything they feel could make the situation more volatile. reportstan's official into the raid that killed osama bin laden. their investigative unit has obtained a copy of the commission findings. >> no state institution in pakistan was scared. the military and political leadership displayed a degree of incompetence and irresponsibility that was truly breathtaking and indeed culpable. politici
. the obama administration is considering a speedy withdrawal from afghanistan that would remove all troops next year. the new york times reports president obama is weighing plans to scrap plans for a residual force in afghanistan after the withdrawal date of 2014. the report cites obama's apparent frustration with afghan president hamid karzai. their ties apparently reached a new low after karzai objected to peace talks last month between the u.s. and taliban. the journalist and media activist sputnik columbia has died at age of 55 after a battle with liver cancer. she was often the only woman reporting from war zones. she was known as a mentor from other journalists. she worked for more than a decade at radio france international and her voice was regularly heard as a correspondent for free speech radio news, which she helped to found. she helped to expose sexual trafficking in the balkans. suggest more than 700,000 people are traffic across the borders worldwide. almost one-third of this figure concerns the balkans, which has become a major transit and destination point. one reason for t
to havana and from there to venezuela. the obama administration will most likely ask its european allies to do whatever they can to prevent the flight from moscow to havana with snowden on board. the main question is whether or not europe will comply with this request. >> the story is getting a lot of attention here in europe, especially in germany. how much public attention is the case getting where you are in the united states? >> well, snowden relations are still a big issue here in the u.s., but when you hear the politicians' views, nearly all a degree that he is a traitor -- the media in washington and new york have been very quick to agree with the white house. there are only a few that consider him to be a human rights activist or at least tried to understand his motives. >> thanks so much. in europe, the tiny baltic state of latvia has it -- has received a green light to become the 18th member of the eurozone. >> despite the eurozone's current troubles, membership would bring benefits for latvia, including increased foreign investment. >> neighboring estonia has enjoyed similar p
think this is very important -- maintaining trust for a relationship with american partners. the obama administration does not feel that they are doing anything wrong. they are just trying to protect their citizens, trying to protect america. what is for them very important is to comply with american laws, so they do not care very much whether they are violating german laws. >> thank you very much. from spying on your internet to paying for your internet, are you forking over too much cash for your access? that's a question the european commission wants answered. >> to get that information, inspectors rated telecommunications companies this week to see if they were abusing their dominant market positions by fixing prices on manipulating the market. deutsche telekom said it was very surprised that the action after previous investigations by national regulators had down no evidence of wrongdoing. violations of european antitrust rules can trigger fines of up to 10% of annual earnings. >> after tendering his resignation and putting luxembourg on course for early elections, the prime minis
attorneys and islamic leaders are urging the obama administration to suspend the force-feeding of hunger strikers at guantanamo. the u.s. military says it plans to acknowledge from it on on by only force-feeding the prisoners at night. in a legal filing, attorneys for for prisoners with the human rights charity urge the u.s. government to agree to a court back to create ensuring the protection of the prisoners religious rights. in a video released by reprieve, the hip-hop artist and actor formerly known as most def voluntarily undergoes a force- feeding similar to those at guantÁnamo. hea disturbing sequence, screams for help before the force-feeding estopped. >> please, stop, stop! stop, stop it! stop! please, stop, i cannot do it. >> at least 40 of guantanamo's estimated one hundred 20 hunger strikers are being force fed. wisconsin has become the latest state to impose new restrictions on the right to abortion. on friday, scott walker riley signed a measure that would require women to undergo an ultrasound and here aspects of the fetus describe before obtaining an abortion. the bill w
robertson said -- the obama administration is proceeding with military aid to egypt one week after the ouster president mohammed morsi. reuters reports the u.s. will send four f-16 fighter jets to egypt as part of an annual aid package. eight more are due later in the year. at the white house, press secretary jay carney said the u.s. is still evaluating whether to brand morsi's removal as a coup, which would require the suspension of military aid. >> we are evaluating how the authorities are responding to and handling the current situation. we will take our time and the time necessary to make the determinations regarding what happened last week and the change of leadership, the removal of president morsi from power. >> egypt's muslim brotherhood has called on supporters to hold a major rally friday. prosecutors have issued arrest warrants for top motherhood leaders on charges of inciting violence. egypt's interim government says it still hopes to include muslim brotherhood officials in the country's new cabinet. al jazeera is reporting u.s. government helped fund morsi's opponents
hearings have begun for james comey, the former bush administration official tapped by president obama to head the fbi. on tuesday, he told an fbi judiciary committee that he now sees waterboarding as a form of torture, a shift from 2005 when he signed off on a memo justifying its use. he also gave his backing to president obama's to round program, saying it is under sufficient oversight. he is well known for reauthorizing the president spy program while forcing the bush administration to make changes. we will have more on his confirmation hearings later in the broadcast. a group of same-sex couples have filed suit challenging pennsylvania same-sex marriage ban, the first case over seat -- seeking to overturn a gay marriage ban since last month's right.n to defend that in julia lubork spoke from the pennsylvania capitol in harrisburg. >> there is public sentiment here that is rolling ever forward toward freedom to marry. >> it is a tragedy that talented, loving, productive citizens have to leave the state because their marriage is not recognized. >> the aclu plans to file similar cases
obama wants to head the fbi has been facing tough questions. he defended many of the controversial policies he had while serving in the bush administration. we have a report. thatere seems little doubt fbi, comey will head the but what is in doubt is if he will allow tortured to continue. as a senior official in the bush administration, comey earned praise for pushing back against domestic surveillance, but there is what he did condone, indefinite detention and so- called enhanced interrogation of so-called others. >> do you believe that waterboarding is illegal? >> yes. >> thank you. and would you answer this question no matter who was president? >> oh, yes. that may explanation not satisfy many of the 13,000 explanation that may not satisfy many of the 1300 fbi agents, and some are pressing comey further, about an explanation that talked about those techniques being used individually. >> he did not reject the memos that justified torture, that he endorsed. >> indeed, since the september 11 attacks, the u.s. fbi has transformed itself from domestic law enforcement to an agency foc
and into renewable energies. >> what is stopping that? >> this administration has done a lot of meetings with the natural gas industry. ofre is an undue influence their promotion of themselves on the policy. what we're doing is asking president obama, please, meet with the families and the scientists and engineers in the new film and give us an opportunity to make the case for equal time. this president's legacy should not be just one of meeting with corporations, but he should meet with the people. thousands are suffering. they have submitted letters to the white house, to the energy secretary, to valerie jarrett and done it in a public way. listen, you cannot advocate for fracked gas and yield climate change at the same time. >> speaking with the people, new york state continues to have an ongoing vocal and extensive popular campaign that has been preventing governor cuomo from doing what a lot of people think he wants to do, which is go- ahead with fracking here. >> new york did something unusual, they used democracy. they did an environmental impact ,udy, which has, in -- sessions. t
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